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Cocktails, Things to Eat

Strawberry Everything!

Strawberry Everything!

Strawberries, cucumbers, cherries, and carrots are in season. Although these products are available year-round in grocery stores across the country, their best selves can be found at farmers markets in spring and early summer. Speaking of being your best self, I haven’t posted in some time because we had a baby […]

by × June 16, 2014 × 1 comment

Events

February 22 – National Margarita Day 2013

February 22 – National Margarita Day 2013

Even home winemakers need to take a break for a cocktail every once in awhile. National Margarita Day, celebrated annually on February 22, is as good an excuse as any. For the contemplative winemaker and wine enthusiast, be advised that there are several similarities between tequila and wine. Aged tequila […]

by × February 22, 2013 × 0 comments

Cocktails

A Tailgating Classic

A Tailgating Classic

My husband Robert and I had a weird lunch at Heavy Seas Alehouse yesterday. I ordered a Musket Ball. According to the menu, a Musket Ball is a cocktail made of Bulleit bourbon (regular), Bulleit bourbon (rye), a syrup derived from Heavy Seas Gold Ale, and black walnut bitters. My conversation with the bartender went something like […]

by × January 21, 2013 × 0 comments

Cocktails

A Visit from Dionysus

A Visit from Dionysus

Christmas is my favorite holiday, by which I mean Christmas Eve is my favorite holiday. We have very specific and glorious annual traditions, the most important of which (in my opinion) is stuffing our faces full of king crab legs, twice-baked potatoes, and my Mom’s homemade caesar salad. We also […]

by × December 27, 2012 × 0 comments

Cocktails

The Pickleback

The Pickleback

I am a tiny bit sad but mostly happy to report that my three-week run as Eloise has ended. We moved into a corporate apartment on Monday. It has a kitchen. It has doors! It has four forks, four spoons, and four knives. No dinner parties for six, unless you […]

by × November 14, 2012 × 3 comments

Cocktails

Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry

The subtitle of this post is: The Important and Extremely Underrated Role of Booze in our Nation’s History. I’m thinking of writing a thesis about it. Am I going to school, you ask? No. The University of Maryland is going to be very surprised – and I have to assume, […]

by × November 9, 2012 × 3 comments

Cocktails

Annapolis

Annapolis

Our love of Maryland and Baltimore borders on the fanatic. Baltimore is the greatest city in America. Wait, please don’t go. Hear me out. If you live in Baltimore, you can drive less than 30 minutes, and find yourself in the middle of America’s sailing capital, Annapolis. More than four […]

by × October 19, 2012 × 0 comments

Cocktails

Shenandoah

Shenandoah

I hope you don’t mind a brief interlude to discuss cocktail hour as it relates to wine drinking (the important role played by gin and tonics in winemaking to be investigated at a later date). Robert and I spent the weekend with friends in Shenandoah to enjoy the fall leaves […]

by × October 15, 2012 × 1 comment